Compliance code 4 of 4: Cooperating with labour hire employees about return to work
This compliance code provides practical guidance on how to comply with your obligations under Victoria’s worker's compensation legislation to cooperate with labour hire employers on the return to work process.
If you're a host using the services of labour hire employers, there are specific duties and obligations you need to comply with under the Workplace Injury Rehabilitation and Compensation Act (WIRC Act) 2013. This compliance code gives you practical guidance on how to comply with those duties and obligations.
This information uses examples and tools you can apply to your own situation.
It includes information on:
who the compliance code applies to
a host's obligations to cooperate with the labour hire employer
how hosts can comply with their obligations
examples of cooperation with a labour hire employer
It is recommended that you follow the compliance code. If you comply with a code, you are deemed to comply with the Act or Regulation duty covered by the code. However, codes are not mandatory and duty holders may choose to use some other way to achieve compliance.